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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Childs Picture Hebrew Dictionary, A Meshi, Ita Adama 1985 S/O 85 7
Genocide and the Modern Age: Etiology and Case Studies of Mass Death Wallimann, Isidor, Dobkowski, Michael N. Contributions to the Study of World History, no. 3 Greenwood 1987 M/J 88 11
Boy In the Striped Pajamas, The Boyne, John Random House 2006 M/J 06 17
Rocking Horse Family, A Litvin, Martin S/O 82
Teens in Israel Burgan, Michael Global Connections Series Compass Point 2007 N/D 07 20
Lions of Judah, The Willis, Ted F/M 81 6
Offenders or Victims? German Jews and the Cause of Modern Catholic Antisemitism Blaschke, Olaf Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism at the Hebrew Univeristy of Jerusalem Studies in Antisemitism University of Nebraska Press 2009 M/J 10 28
Jewish American Heritage, The Brownstone, David M. Ethnic Heritage of America Series Facts on File 1988 N/D 88 9
Womens Minyan: A Play Ragen, Naomi Toby Press 2006 S/O 06 33
Apples and Honey Holub, Joan, Po, Cary Puffin Books 2003 F/M 04 35-36
Plays of Jewish Interest Cohen, Edward M. M/J 85 4
Shoshannat Yaakov: Jewish and Iranian Studies in Honor of Yaakov Elman Secunda, Shai, Fine, Steven Brill 2012 S/O13 40
Journey That Saved Curious George: The True Wartime Escape of Margaret and H. A. Rey, The Borden, Louise, Drummond, Allen Houghton Mifflin 2005 S/O 05 41892
Modern Impulse of Traditional Judaism, The Kurzweil, Zvi Ktav 1985 F/M 86 4
Hurry, Fridays a Short Day: One Boys Erev Shabbat in Jerusalems Old City Gold, Yeshara Mesorah 1986 M/J 87 6
Ultimatum Trew, Anthony St. Martin's 1976 Sp77 26
Dear Tree: A Tu BShvat Wish Weber, Doba Rivka, Saroff, Phyllis Hachai 2010 F/M 10 13
Harry Haft: Auschwitz Survivor, Challenger of Rocky Marciano Haft, Alan Scott Religion, Theology and the Holocaust Syracuse University Press 2006 F/M 07 32
Castles Burning: A Childs Life in War Denes, Magda Norton 1997 S/O 97 28
From Adam to Noah: A Commentary on the Book of Genesis. Part One Cassuto, U. Magnes Press 2009 F/M 10 32
Black Book, The Ehrenburg, Ilya, Levine, James S. Holocaust Library / Schocken Books 1981 W 82 14
Remember Not to Forget Finkelstein, Norman H., Hokanson, Lars Watts 1985 M/J 85 6
Superman Is Jewish?: How Comic Book Superheroes Came to Serve Truth, Justice, and the Jewish-American Way Brod, Harry Free Press 2012 M/J13 20
Lets Go to Synagogue Olivestone, Ceil & David N/D 81 15
Night to Remember, A: The Haggadah of Contemporary Voices Zion, Mishael, Zion, Noam Zion Holiday Publications 2007 M/J 07 30
It Must Have Been Moonglow: Reflections on the First Years of Widowhood Greene, Phyllis Villard 2001 S/O 02 21
Who Were the Early Israelites and Where Did They Come From? Dever, William Eerdmans 2003 N/D 03 41923
Esther Day, Linda M. Abingdon Old Testament Commentaires Abingdon Press 2005 M/J 06 25
American Rabbinate: A Century of Continuity and Change, The Marcus, Jacob Rader, Peck, Abraham J. Ktav 1986 N/D 87 5
Peace One Day Gilley, Jeremy, Blessen, Karen Putnam 2005 M/J 06 9
Sex in the Texts Yedwab, Paul Michael UAHC 2001 S/O 01 22
Jews in American Agriculture: An Annotated Bibliography Weintraub, Irwin McFarland 2007 S/O 07 55
Messages of the Chofetz Chaim: 100 Stories & Parables Chaim, Chofetz, Bash, Marvin I. iUniverse 2006 M/J 07 22
Holocaust, The Perl, Lila Great Escapes Marshall Cavendish 2012 M/J 12 10-11
Tranquil Star: Unpublished Stories, A Levi, Primo, Goldstein, Ann, Bastagli, Alesandra Norton 2007 N/D 07 26
Cultural Writings of Franz Rosenzweig Rozenzweig, Franz, Galli, Barbara E. Syracuse University Press 2000 F/M 01 10
Haggadah, The: Transliterated & Translated, with instructions and commentary Judaica Press 2002 N/D 02 41986
Flight to Seven Swan Bay, The Leavitt, June F/M 86 6
Benno and the Night of Broken Glass Wiviott, Meg, Bisaon, Jose Kar-Ben 2009 M/J 10 17
Radio Priest: Charles Coughlin: The Father of Hate Radio Warren, Donald Free Press 1996 F/M 97 17-18
Stories from Adam and Eve to Ezekiel Lottridge, Celia Barker, Clement, Gary Groundwood 2004 F/M 05 26-27
Last Chicken in America; A Novel in Stories Litman, Ellen Norton 2007 N/D 07 26
Nahman of Bratslav: The Tales Band, Arnold J. F/M 82 9
Iron Pillar - Mishnah: Redaction, Form and Intent, The Zlotnick, Dov Ktav 1988 S/O 90 15-16
What Judaism Says About Politics Sicker, Martin Aronson 1994 S/O 94 11
Ellis Island: An Interactive History Adventure Burgan, Michael You Choose Books 2014 N/D13 1
Adventure s of a Yiddish Lecturer Shulman, Abraham Pilgrim Press 1980 W 81 17
Out of the Whirlwind: Essays on Mourning, Suffering and the Human Condition Soloveitchik, Joseph B., Shatz, David, Ziegler, Reuven MeOtzar HoRav Series: Selected Writings of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, no. 3 Ktav 2003 S/O 03 25-26
Seasons of Arnolds Apple Tree, The Gibbons, Gail Harcourt 1984 F/M 85 8
Jewish Resistance in Wartime Greece Bowman, Steven B. Vallentine Mitchell 2006 S/O 06 36
Market Wedding, The Fagan, Cary, Ricci, Regolo McClelland 2000 F/M 01 16
Hiding Places: A Father and His Sons Retrace Their Familys Escape from the Holocaust Rose, Daniel Asa Simon & Schuster 2000 S/O 00 18
Timetable Elon, Amos F/M 81 5
Zohar, The (Pritzker Edition) Matt, Daniel C. Stanford University Press 2012 S/O13 47
Confrontation at Concordia (VIDEO) Himel, Martin Alden Films 2003 S/O 04 10
Good Arabs: The Israeli Security Agencies and Israeli Arabs, 1948-1967 Cohen, Hillel, Watzman, Haim University of California Press 2010 N/D 10 17
Faraway Land, A Thor, Annika, Schenck, Linda Delacorte Press 2009 N/D 09 14-15
Baghdad, Yesterday: The Making of an Arab Jwe Somekh, Sasson Ibis Editions 2007 S/O 08 24
Psalms: An Introduction, The Crenshaw, James L. Eerdmans 2001 S/O 01 10
Songs of Jerusalem and Myself Amichai, Yehuda Harper & Row 1974 Sp 75 26
Keeping Faith with the Psalms: Deepen Your Relationship with God Using the Book of Psalms Polish, Daniel F. Jewish Lights Publishing 2004 M/J 04 19
My Fathers Final Journey Galbut, David L. Devora 2008 S/O 09 37
In the Catskills: A Century of the Jewish Experience in "The Mountains" Brown, Phil Columbia University Press 2002 F/M 03 34
Waltz of the Shadows, The Herzberger, Magda S/O 84 7
Dream Come True, A Ben-Yehuda, Eliezer Modern Hebrew Classics Westview Press 1993 F/M 94 7
Christmas Tapestry Polacco, Patricia Philomel 2002 F/M 03 44-45
Ghost of Hannah Mendes, The Ragen, Naomi Simon & Schuster 1998 N/D 98 12
Every Second Counts: True Stories from Israel Oestermann, Richard, Stenge, Margrit Rosenberg Gefen 2006 F/M 07 34
Bridge of Longing: The Lost Art of Yiddish Storytelling, A Roskin, David G. Harvard University Press 1995 F/M 96 7
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Sweet Beginings Drucker, Malka Holiday House 1981 W 82 15
Ten Good Rules Topek, Susan Remick, Schanzer, Rosalyn Kar-Ben 1992 M/J 92 22
Living Each Day Twerski, Abraham J. Mesorah 1988 F/M 89 12
On Ethnic and Religious Diversity in Israel Poll, Solomona, Krausz, Solomon Bar-Ilan University 1977 W78 26
Jewish Childrens Bible: Genesis, The Prenzlau, Sheryl Pitspopany 1996 N/D 97 17
World War II Spies Price, Sean Stewart Capstone Press 2014 N/D13 10
Ariel Sharon Crompton, Samuel Willard Modern World Leaders Series Chelsea House 2007 S/O 07 41923
Polish Woman, The Mekler, Eva Bridge Works Publishing 2007 N/D 07 26
Sign in Mendels Window, The Phillips, Mildred, Zemach, Margot Macmillan 1985 F/M 86 7
Judaism Graham, Ian World Faiths Series Chrysalis Education 2003 M/J 05 27
Morality After Auschwitz: The Radical Challenge of the Nazi Ethics Haas, Peter J. Fortress Press 1992 S/O 93 19
I Love You, Goodbye: A Daughters Nightmare Journey (2nd ed) Stela, Arlene C. Targum 1993 M/J 94 8
Unicorns in the Rain Cohen, Barbara S 80 9
Desert and Shepherd in Our Biblical Heritage Hareuveni, Nogah Neot Kedumim 1991 N/D 92 23-24
Haydns Jews: Representation and Reception on the Operatic Stage Clark, Caryl Cambridge University Press 2009 M/J 10 30
Chaim Weizmann Amdur, Richard World Leader Series Chelsea House 1988 N/D 88 9
From Phenomenology to Existentialism: The Philosophy of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik (vol. 2) Schwartz, Dov, Stein, Batya Supplements to the Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy; 19 Brill 2013 S/O13 38
Blooms of Darkness Appelfeld, Aharon, Green, Jeffrey M. Schocken Books 2010 M/J 10 25
Rescued Images: Memories of a Child in Hiding During the Holocaust Jacobsen, Ruth Firefly Books 2001 F/M 02 37
Symbol and Theology in Early Judaism Neusner, Jacob Fortress Press 1991 M/J 92 17-18
Libas Letters Walfish, Miriam Jewish Girls Around the World Judaica Press 2012 S/O13 4
Noahs Ark Greengard, Alison, Racklin-Siegel, Carol Bible Stories for Young Readers Series EKS 2004 F/M 05 26
Jacob: Unexpected Patriarch Zakovitch, Yair Yale University Press 2012 N/D12 40
Wide Awake Levitan, David Knopf 2006 N/D 06 10
Angel of History: Rosenzweig, Benjamin, Scholem, The Moses, Stephane Stanford University Press 2009 S/O 09 40
Perilous Passage Nicolaysen, Bruce Playboy Press 1976 Sp77 26
Shadows of Sin: A Jessie Drake Mystery Krich, Rochelle HarperCollins 2001 S/O 01 24
Jews of New Jersey: A Pictorial History, The Ard, Patricia M., Rockland, Michael Aaron Rutgers University Press 2002 F/M 02 18
Midrash for Beginners Goldberg, Edwin C. Aronson 1996 N/D 96 8
Honi the Circlemaker: Eco-Fables from Ancient Israel Schwartz, Barry L., Thomas, Stewart J. Friendship Press 1993 M/J 93 17
Trees of the Dancing Goats, The Polacco, Patricia Simon & Schuster 1996 F/M 97 14

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